‘Flames & Fire’ Prompt New HP & Compaq Battery Recall

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HP has announced the recall of 70,000 lithium ion notebook batteries. Is your model on this list?

According to yesterday’s release from the Consumer Product Safety Commision, the recall was driven by “two reports of batteries that overheated and ruptured, resulting in flames/fire”

Check out our world famous video of what happens when a laptop catches fire.

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November 2006 Newsletter

PC Pitstop Exclusive: Notebook PC Explodes
Full Test Overhaul
Playing With Fire III
Authority on the Dangers of Li Ion Batteries Speaks Out
New One Stop Resource for Safer Computing
Research: Analog Modems Finally Obsolete?
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